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Jan 25, 2013 1:00am EST
confirmed by the senate, i look forward to committing all of my energies to working with the other commissioners and extremely talented and dedicated men and women of the staff of the sec, to fulfill the agencies mission to protect investors and ensure the strength, efficiency, and transparency of our capital markets. the sec, long a vital and positive force for our markets, has a lot of hard and important work ahead of it. i would welcome the opportunity to lead those efforts and build on the work of chairman mary schapiro and chairman elisse walter, who i am very honored is present today. finally and most importantly, i want to thank my husband, who is here today on what is our 43rd wedding anniversary -- >> today? >> today -- for his strong support of me in seeking to engage this public service. thank you very much. >> thank you. richard. >> thank you, mr. president, for the confidence you have placed in me and the team at the consumer financial protection bureau. we understand that our mission is to stand on the side of consumers -- our mothers and fathers, sisters and brothers
Jan 24, 2013 8:00pm EST
foreign-policy is defined by food security, energy security, he monetary assistance, the fight against disease and the push for development. as much as it is by any single counterterrorism initiative. new mexico must be. it is defined by leadership -- and it must be. it is defined by leadership. speaking out for the prisoners in north korea or millions of refugees in displaced persons or victims of human trafficking. it is defined by keeping faith with all of our troops who sacrificed to secure afghanistan. america lives up to her values when we give voice to the voiceless. i share with the president the conviction that it is equally imperative that we assert a new role in the world of increasing failed and failing states. burgeoning populations of young people hungry for jobs, opportunity, individual rights, and freedom are rebelling against years of disenfranchisement and humiliation. a fruit vendor in tunisia who ignited the arab awakening want to dignity and respect. he wanted to sell his fruit without corruption and abuse. that is what led him to itself in the late. the youth of t
Jan 23, 2013 1:00am EST
most creative, entrepreneurial group of businessmen on the planet. companies like silicon energy in marysville are leading the world. companies are driving innovation in aerospace. at grays harbor, and across-the- board effort led to the reopening of the paper mill last year putting in 175 people back to work, making 100% recycled paper. i have this to say about washington, innovation is in our genes. [applause]we create, we invent, we build. so now we must go forward with both high ambition and the recognition that the power of innovation will fuel the next wave of job growth in washington. make no mistake, our top priority tomorrow and every single day for the next four years is jobs. [applause]we must build a working washington capable of sustained economic leadership in a rapidly changing world. during the campaign, i put out a campaign to put washington back to work. over 100 points of action. focuses on job growth in several clusters, aerospace, life sciences, military, agriculture, information technology, clean energy technology and the maritime trade. these clusters represen
Jan 25, 2013 6:00am EST
bankrupting of our federal government. we, as conservatives, must dedicate our energies endeavors to growing america, to growing the american economy, to showing the younger generation how america can win the future. our task is not to grow government but to grow the middle class. if more government or the answer to our problems, our economy would be booming right now. you cannot hire enough government workers were given of taxpayer money to your taxes to allow green energy company to great prosperity. that path is a disaster. balancing the government books is not what matters most. government is not the and all and be all. the health of america is not about government at all. balancing the books as a nice goal but that is not our primary objective. our objective is to grow the private sector. need to focus our efforts and ideas to grow the american economy, not the government economy. i will talk about a couple of other points but if you take nothing else away from what i say, understand this -- we must not become the party of austerity. we must not be the party of austerity. we must be the
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